About John Koessler

John Koessler is an award-winning author and retired faculty emeritus of pastoral studies of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He is married to Jane and has two sons, Drew and Jarred. John is the author of Dangerous Virtues  (Moody), Practicing the Present (Moody), The Radical Pursuit of Rest (InterVarsity), The Surprising Grace of Disappointment (Moody),  Folly, Grace & Power: The Mysterious Act of Preaching (Zondervan), A Stranger in the House of God (Zondervan) and served as general editor of The Moody Handbook of Preaching (Moody). John has written several other books and articles and serves as a contributing editor for the Moody Bible Institute publication Today in the Word. You can read his monthly “Practical Theology” column in Today in the Word . His podcast,  A Stranger in the House of God can be heard on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

Learn more about John’s latest book Dangerous Virtues: How to follow Jesus When Evil Masquerades as Good published by Moody Publishers.